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What is dry needling?

Dry needling involves the application of fine acupuncture needles to soft tissue and is used in physiotherapy to assist with musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. Although traditional acupuncture is used in Chinese medicine, dry needling is applied to Western medicine and is evidence-based practice that has been used in physiotherapy for many years.

What is it used for?

Dry needling can be used in physiotherapy for a number of conditions. Some of the most common conditions that can be managed with dry needling include (and are not limited to), muscle pain and tension, muscle strains, headaches, lower back pain, referred pain, persistent pain, jaw pain and tendon injuries.

For more information, call us now on (08) 9309 5805, or ask your physiotherapist if dry needling is appropriate for you. Follow the link below to book online now!


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